Grooming Dog Breeds

Tips on how to groom your particular breed of dog. What are the special dog grooming cuts? How many different styles can you consider for your breed of dog?


Chow Chow Tools for Grooming – Buy a Chow Chow Grooming Kit

As you would imagine, the wonderfully thick double coat of a Chow Chow requires expert attention to keep it healthy and striking. 

Because the Chow Chow sheds, you will need a routine to keep the excess hair at bay and a way to vacuum the copious hair that might have escaped your attention. 

The American Kennel Club estimates that you will probably need to allocate a couple of hours each week to keep the Chow Chow coat in check. And this time could well be taken up with the task of brushing alone. 

And of course like all dogs, the nails need to be clipped on a regular basis. Needless to say, the other routine tasks should be slotted into your routine as well; tasks such as checking ears for wax and cleaning teeth as best you can. (more…)


How to Groom a Bedlington Terrier – How to Clip a Bedlington

If you are interested in “adopting” a member of this cute breed then you will need to have an idea about what is required in grooming a Bedlington Terrier.

On the other hand if you already own a Bedlington Terrier then you have probably discovered that whilst this breed is relatively easy to house train, it does require some effort in maintaining a nicely groomed look.

The Bedlington is generally regarded as quite easy to train and definitely loves to go for her daily walk. In fact this breed often loves to run and run, therefore a tight grip on her lead is often a wise stance to take in public places. Being such an active breed, with a hunting instinct, your pet can very quickly get into all kinds of dirty environments, often at the expense of her newly cleaned coat. For example, many love to explore holes looking for possible unsuspecting prey.

So, there is no avoiding a grooming regime with this breed. Let’s read on for tips on how to groom a Bedlington Terrier. (more…)


How to Groom a Labradoodle – Tips on Grooming Labradoodle 1

Labradoodles are quickly becoming one of the most sought after breeds in the pet industry. They are friendly, playful and make perfect family dogs.

One of the main reasons for their widespread popularity is the type of coat they have, which generally falls between being curly and wavy while not as kinky as that of the Poodle. Even more exciting is the fact that the coat sheds at a much slower rate than that of other breeds, which means that it is a viable option for pet lovers who are allergic to dog dander.

However, the beautiful and attractive coat of the Labradoodle does mean that they require routine brushing. In this article, we will cast our lenses at the different types of Labradoodle coats, how much they shed, any common coat problems and how to best groom and care for the coat of the Labradoodle in more detail. (more…)


Grooming Border Collies Guide: How to Groom a Border Collie

If you are one of the many dog owners fortunate enough to own a beautiful Border Collie, then looking after him or her correctly is going to be a big priority for you.

And a large part of proper care involves grooming Border Collies on a regular basis. So if you are one of the many dog owners who prefer DIY grooming, then you will be interested in learning how to groom a Border Collie at home.

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How Often Does a Border Collie Need Grooming

I find that there is a lot of debate about how often you need to groom your Border Collie. Some suggest a grooming regime every 4 to 8 weeks, others suggest weekly. I would suggest that brushing should certainly be done weekly if not more often. A lot depends on the shedding season and the type of coat that your Border Collie has.

This guide seeks to provide you with some tips on how to go about grooming a Border Collie in the most effective way possible. (more…)


Shih Tzu Haircuts for Summer & How to Trim Around the Eyes

If you have a Shih Tzu, you already know about their affection and playful nature. You might also know that their hair grows into a downward mop.  

And this beautifully fine hair knots easily if not taken care of. Matts can be very tricky to remove so avoiding matted hair, as best you can, is definitely advisable. 

Shih Tzu Styles

To keep your Shih Tzu healthy and looking his best, you do need to implement a regular grooming regime and  give him a scheduled clip. Below are 4 popular Shih Tzu hairstyles to keep your furry friend comfortable and looking great.

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